San Francisco’s Italian-American Community celebrates the Italian Heritage Parade, featuring Italian and Italian-American dignitaries, music, performances, floats, and representatives of Italian and Italian-American organizations and businesses.

About the Parade

Admission to all parade activities including the Ferrari sports car display in Washington Square Park and a variety of hands-on activities for children and families - is FREE...

The Queen’s Court

Queen Isabella is the primary focal point of Italian Heritage Parade. She should recognize and represent the ideals of the Italian-American community – hard work, the...

Participate or Sponsor

We have many opportunities to sponsor or donate to the event: Sponsor the parade, sponsor a float in the parade, donate money, products or services we can use for our events.


The inaugural parade takes place in San Francisco’s downtown San Francisco.


The Parade grows to include marching units, bands, automobiles and floats.


The celebration is incorporated into a non-profit corporation, board of directors established.

Upcoming Events

Please join us at these upcoming events!

Madonna Del Lume Mass, Blessing of the Fleet and Parade

Columbus Day Bazaar

High Mass and Italian Heritage Parade

Post Parade Dinner

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